European Journal of Current Legal Issues

The European Journal of Current Legal Issues (EJoCLI) is the oldest open access legal eJournal in Europe, first published in 1995 as the Web Journal of Current Legal Issues and retitled to reflect a more European context in 2015.  It is refereed, focusing on issues which are topical and important within the field of law. The Journal is currently edited at the School of Law, Lancaster University.  From 1995 to 2012 it was published at Newcastle University and between 2012 to 2016 at the School of Law, Queen's University of Belfast. Issues prior to 2013 are now held on BAILII and are available here.  The URL for the journal is  The contents are also available under the previous URL of

Vol 22, No 1 (2017): EJoCLI

Table of Contents

Editorial HTML
Adaeze Okoye


Viewing domestic property disputes from a vulnerability perspective HTML
Ellen Gordon-Bouvier
Domestic violence policy and legislation in the UK: a discussion of immigrant women’s vulnerabilities HTML
Sofia Graca
Promise and Perils of Sri Lankan Performers’ Rights: The Royalty Collection in Music HTML
Gowri Nanayakkara
Housing Fitness – Expanding the European Frontlines? HTML
Peter Orji

Book Reviews

Book Review: Protecting Vulnerable Groups HTML
Adaeze Okoye

ISSN: 2059-0881